Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20200923


2020-09-23Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 7 Sep (Labor day): US staff with reqs
  • 15 Sep: Thcipriani out
  • 18 Sep: Brennen out, Dancy out for a few hours around noon Pacific
  • 21-25: Antoine barely there in his evenings
  • 3 Nov (Election Day): US staff with reqs
  • 11 Nov (Veterans day): US staff with reqs
  • 26-27 Nov (Thanksgiving): US staff with reqs
  • 6 Dec (Finnish independence day): Lars away
  • 24-31 Dec (Holidays + New years): US staff with reqs
    • 24th is Thursday -- what do with train? + Pause for banners -- 2 weeks no train resume 4 Jan

Rotating positionsEdit

TrainEdit

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/s3KW8bpsXhYF/#R
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Important_dates


  • Will the above schedule be affected by offsite week? bah. yes :)

StatusEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Roles#Train_Conductor

SoSEdit

  • 2019-08-14 onwards: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/
  • 2020-08-26 onwards: Deb is in charge/SoS is async

OutgoingEdit

CalloutsEdit

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit

Individual tuning sessionsEdit

Q2 PlanningEdit

Book club/Lunch and LearnEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - Sep '20 editionEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
Add as you have them!

Standup!Edit

Our WorkboardsEdit

TODO Triage!Edit

AhmonEdit

Last weekEdit

train-dev:

* deploy-promote almost runs completely to the end w/o error.
* Bringing a MW server online.
  • Best thing
    • First week of train conductor duty
      • Our condolences
  • Worst thing
    • l10n files obesity

What's on your workboard =Edit

AntoineEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Worst thing
    • Yak shaved the aftermath with Parsoid, mediawiki-phan-config unreleased patch, phan tripping on php-ast and fun. Greatly supported by Daimona \O/

What's on your workboardEdit

BrennenEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • No shortage of GitLab opinions
  • Worst thing
    • Etherpad

What's on your workboardEdit


DanEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Went up the California coast for the weekend. 'twas niiiice.
  • Worst thing
    • Not getting an Internet connection at the new place until next Wednesday. :/
    • Also short on childcare this next (possibly two) week(s) due to our nanny having a family emergency, so I might be working fewer hours.

What's on your workboardEdit

JeenaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit

LarsEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Train-dev progress.
    • Super secret side project that I'm not telling anyone about.
    • Automated testing of most kinds.
    • Forest walks in sunny not-cold autumn weather.
    • Bright light lamp on my desk.
  • Worst thing
    • Trying to stay upbeat and positive, but it's difficult.
    • The Darkness is almost upon me.
    • Having trouble not adding things to bulleted lists.

What's on your workboardEdit

MukundaEdit

Last weekEdit

What's on your workboardEdit

TylerEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • GitLab consultation
  • Worst thing
    • GitLab consultation

What's on your workboardEdit


ZeljkoEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • A sports doctor (if that's a thing) said I'm healthy enough to run a marathon. 👩‍⚕️
  • Worst thing
    • The marathon I've trained for has been cancelled. I'll have to run it alone. 🏃‍♂️

What's on your workboardEdit

What's on no-one's workboardEdit